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    Singapore detains Indonesian maids for ‘funding IS’

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 02:31pm on September 24, 2019

    Singapore has detained three Indonesian maids without trial under tough security laws over allegations they donated funds to support the Islamic State (IS) group, authorities...

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    20 killed in Papua unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Wamena, Indonesia | Updated at 12:17am on September 24, 2019

    At least 20 people were killed and dozens more injured as fresh unrest erupted in Indonesia’s restive Papua region Monday, with some victims burned to...

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    Thousands homeless a year after Indonesia quake

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2019

    Nearly 60,000 people are still living in makeshift accommodation nearly a year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, the...

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    Malindo Air says data leak caused by ex-staffers at contractor firm

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2019

    Malindo Air, the Malaysian subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Group, said on Monday that two former employees of its e-commerce contractor were responsible for its passenger...

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    Indonesia moving to ban sex outside marriage

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 06:47pm on September 19, 2019

    Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by...

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    Indonesia nickel-ore export U-turn throws up investor red flag: analysts

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    Indonesia’s surprise plan to roll out a nickel-ore export ban two years early could scare foreign investors away from Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, analysts say,...

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    Indonesia’s another territory wants secession

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    The exiled leader of Papua’s independence movement has called for ‘a free and democratic referendum’ backed by the UN, and warned over a possible bloodbath...

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    Dozens arrested over Papua protests

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 02:23pm on September 01, 2019

    Indonesian police have arrested dozens of people in the easternmost region of Papua following protests last week in which buildings were set ablaze, a police...

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    Indonesian food fest begins at Sonargaon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on September 01, 2019

    Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel and the Indonesian embassy in Dhaka jointly organised a week-long Indonesian food festival titled Taste of Indonesia to celebrate the authentic...

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    Indonesia pledges $40b to modernise Jakarta ahead of new capital

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    The Indonesian government is not abandoning Jakarta after announcing plans to move the country’s capital, its planning minister said, pledging to spend $40 billion to...